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Former Wildcat drives deep in tournament

Former Wildcat drives deep in tournament

Dylan Wakefield

February 25, 2015


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Against the pressures of a long trip, language barriers and a foreign country, former Chico State men’s golfer Kyle Souza found a way to win the second round of the PGA Tour China qualifiers. Taking home the first place medal of the second round qualifiers on Feb. 6 meant a lot more to him than just be...

Wildcats aim to repeat success in spring season

Wildcats aim to repeat success in spring season

Kevin Lucena

February 17, 2015


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Led by All-American golfers Alistair Docherty, Justin Wiles and Lee Gearhart, the Chico State men's golf team is eager to get back on the links. Last semester, the team competed in five tournaments, picking up a pair of individual and team titles along the way. The 'Cats finished the semester ranked second in the na...

Men’s golf finishes 3rd of 3 teams

Men’s golf finishes 3rd of 3 teams

Kevin Lucena

November 4, 2014


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[box]Dominican Tri-MatchChico State: 586 (third place)Top performers: Alistair Docherty (72, 71); Lee Gearhart (73, 72)[/box]The fourth-ranked Chico State men's golf team wrapped up the fall portion of its schedule Monday in Fairfax. Playing in the Dominican Tri-Match against fifth-ranked Cal State Monterey...

Men’s golf wins title at home course

Men’s golf wins title at home course

Kevin Lucena

October 7, 2014


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The Chico State men's golf team, ranked fifth in the nation, recovered from an up and down first round to shoot matching team scores of 284 to claim its first team title of the season. In the only tournament appearance in Chico, played at Butte Creek Country Club, the Wildcats were the...

‘Cats golf team takes first individually, second as team

‘Cats golf team takes first individually, second as team

Nicholas Woodard

October 1, 2014


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Chico State's Justin Wiles finished in a tie for first place for the men's golf team at the season-opening Western New Mexico Fall Intercollegiate on Tuesday. Chico State took second as a team.Wiles ended the tournament at 8-under par. while teammate Alistair Docherty collected his 10th top-10 finish ...

Men’s golf team in 2nd place after two rounds

Kevin Lucena

September 29, 2014


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[box]Chico State Golf at Western New Mexico InvitationalTeam Scores: Round 1: 292 Round 2: 281 Total: 573 (2nd place team)Top performers on the day:Justin Wiles: R1: 71 R2: 67 Total: 138 (t-1st overall)Alistair Docherty: R1: 69 R2: 71 Total: 140 (t-4th overall)[/box]The Chico State men...

Women’s golf team takes 10th in Arizona

Women’s golf team takes 10th in Arizona

Kevin Lucena

September 24, 2014


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The Chico State women’s golf team shot a 315 as a team to finish 10th at the Western New Mexico Intercollegiate Championship played in Avondale, Arizona. After posting their best team round of the season in Monday’s first round the Wildcats fell three spots in the 16-team event.Th...

Women’s golf 12 back after 1st round

Women’s golf 12 back after 1st round

Kevin Lucena

September 22, 2014


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The Chico State women’s golf team began the defense of their Western New Mexico Fall Intercollegiate title today in Avondale, Arizona. at the Coldwater Golf Club with a first round score of 305 (+17). That score put them in ninth place, 12 strokes off the lead set by St. Mary’s. Four of the five Wildcat golfers f...

Chico State women’s golf takes 6th at Torrey Pines

Chico State women’s golf takes 6th at Torrey Pines

Lars Gustafson

September 17, 2014


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The Chico State women’s golf team opened up the season at the Point Loma Nazarene Fall Preview tournament and placed sixth out of 12 teams that competed. The Wildcats shot a 26-over par 323 during the first round of the tournament. The ‘Cats finished the tournament in the second r...

Chico State golf sits in second place

Chico State golf sits in second place

Angelo Boscacci

May 20, 2014


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The second day of the NCAA Division II Golf Championships concluded Tuesday with the fourth-seeded Chico State men's golf team in second place with a score of 21-over par. The Wildcats' overall leader of the tournament is Alistair Docherty. He finished at 2-over par 73 on the day, putting him in a tie for second place in the tour...

Wildcats headed back to championships

Wildcats headed back to championships

Nicholas Woodard

April 28, 2014


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The wait is over for the Chico State women's golf team. For the first time since the 2008-09 season, the Wildcats will be on of the nine teams to compete in the NCAA Women's Golf Championship West Regional.The announcement marks the third time since the beginning of the program in 2001 that Chico State has mad...

Golfing family featured on Wildcat roster

Golfing family featured on Wildcat roster

Ryan Grady

April 1, 2014


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Sophomore Dani O'Keefe and senior Sarah McComish did not know they were related until meeting up at Chico State. O'Keefe spent her first year at San Jose State. It wasn't until she was recruited by Chico State that she found out she had a second cousin in the program. O'Keefe's dad informed her, she...

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